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Employee Group: Support Staff
Faculty/Department: Student Affairs
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 18/S/105
Hourly Range: $36.42 - $42.22
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Details: This is a temporary replacement position that may continue to November 2019
Reporting to the Manager of Health Services, the incumbent takes a lead role in providing health care services for clients in a walk-in health centre by exercising professional skills to evaluate and give client care following established standards and practices. Coordinates and delivers services to promote and maintain optimal level of well-being and wellness of Sheridan’s student population.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
• Coordinating and delivering direct client care by obtaining relevant client histories, conducting physical examinations and assessments, providing client education for common health problems, anticipatory guidance, health maintenance and disease management and by providing medical management or other appropriate treatment;
• Initiating, organizing and maintaining confidential client records, reports and letters etc. including maintenance of immunization records and client records;
• Ensuring the safety and well-being of clients using health services through compliance to all regulatory bodies and legislations applicable to health care practice;
• Administering drugs or treatments based on policies and procedures and medical directives;
• Monitoring new development and changes in health care as they apply to individuals, the public or professional practice;
• Developing and maintaining linkages with Health care institutions, agencies and professionals such as public health department, physicians, area hospital(s), medical labs, area pharmaceutical representative;
• Making recommendations to the manager regarding health care needs and preventions based on identified needs;
• Providing health education and promotion on an ongoing basis as well as assigned project work;
• Assisting with overseeing various student placements and peer mentors;
• Performing other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will have a 4-year Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BScN) (preferred) or Nursing Diploma (RN), as well as a Certificate of Competence in good standing with the Ontario College of Nurses. As well, a minimum of 3 years of experience working In a diverse health care environment, preferably in hospital emergency, emergency health clinic or community health clinic practicing a wide array of health service delivery to community within a framework of independent practice (triaging, venipuncture, treatment procedures, laboratory work, health teaching and preventative health care) (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience). The candidate will also have a valid certification for first aid and CPR, venipuncture/phlebotomy certification (or equivalent) and a physical assessment certificate (or equivalent). The successful candidate will exhibit a progressive attitude to wellness and demonstrate an awareness of current mental health issues of students, trends in mental health and treatment modalities. The incumbent will also have the ability to analyze and respond to complex student issues and mental health diagnoses, using a supportive and holistic approach. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are essential to effectively work within a diverse community.
Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.
Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.